Did Jesus read and write?

What did Jesus wrote on the ground with his finger?

Adding his own unique viewpoint on the matter, he observed, “the law was written by the finger of God; but because [the Jews] were hard men, it was written on stone.” By contrast, Jesus wrote in the earth, to show that the Christians would bear fruit.

What was Jesus writing in the dirt?

If Jesus was writing the Ten Commandments in the dirt, the command against adultery would have been clearly visible there, as well as the other commandments of which the present company would have, no doubt, broken at least one.

Why did Jesus write in the sand?

Their purpose was really to test Jesus, to put him on the spot, so as to ridicule him. John 8:11 records the story. The scribes and Pharisees who brought her said “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. … any who commit adultery or incest…

Did Pontius Pilate write a letter about Jesus?

According to a recent newspaper report a letter from Pontius Pilate to the Emperor Tiberius was found in Liverpool. In this letter Pilate informs the Emperor of the circumstances of Jesus’ crucifixion. He had tried hard to save Jesus’ life from the fury of the Jews.

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What does the story of the woman caught in adultery teach us?

This story exposes the sin of self-righteousness, a tendency in all of us. God offers all people a chance to repent and begin a new, transformed life.

What Bible verse says let he without sin cast the first stone?

An allusion to an utterance of Jesus’ in John 8:7, viz. “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.”